Christopher White

You’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat (shoe)

25 May

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Sperry Topsider teams up with Jaws for the must-have shoe of the summer

As a young man who spent their summer days gently plying the waters of the Massachusetts coast in a Beetle Cat, listing along without a care in the world, when I first saw the movie Jaws it was all too real for me. Did I think that I was going to get eaten by a big shark? No, not really. Did I take a closer look at the shadows beneath the boat, wondering if maybe, just maybe, Jaws was on the way? Honestly, yea, a couple of ...

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The Sixth Annual Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Award

15 Jan

And The Winner Is …

The sixth annual Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image awards were given out last December. Here is a look at the top five photos from the competition as chosen by the public.

Number5

Photographer: Jesus Renedo

Number 5

 

 

Number4

Photographer: Martina Orsini

Number 4

 

Number3

Photographer: Stefan Coppers

Number 3

 

Number2

Photographer: Brian Carlin

Number 2

 

Winner: Rick Tomlinson

Number1

Photographer Rick Tomlinson took home the Public Award for this shot of Team Brunel sailing past Cape Horn during the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race.

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GoPro HERO4 Session

2 Nov

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The HERO4 Session from GoPro is the newest and smallest camera in the company’s HERO line of durable digital cameras. At 50 percent smaller and 40 percent lighter than the rest of the models in the line, the HERO4 Session has easy one-button control—one press of the button turns on the camera and starts taking video or photo, another press of the button powers it down—and is waterproof to 33ft without needing a separate housing. In addition to the video capability that made the company’s cameras so popular, the HERO4 Session can take simple 8MP single photos, ...

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How to Choose the Best Pair of Sunglasses for You

10 Sep
Revo’s Guide S sunglasses are built with “fast-flow” vents on the arms to keep your head cool and the shades where they need to be (i.e. on your head), and they come with high-contrast polarized lenses. $189. Revo, revo.com

Revo’s Guide S sunglasses are built with “fast-flow” vents on the arms to keep your head cool and the shades where they need to be (i.e. on your head), and they come with high-contrast polarized lenses. $189. Revo, revo.com

In a past life when I was working as crew for America’s Cup Charters in Newport, Rhode Island, sailing tourists around Narragansett Bay for up to 10 hours a day, the captain on one boat told me my sunglasses, well, sucked, and that if I didn’t want to cause permanent damage to my eyes I had to upgrade. So I ponied ...

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